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National Botanic Garden of Wales

National Botanic Garden of Wales Review

This 568-acre, 18th-century estate is dotted with lakes, fountains, and a Japanese garden. The centerpiece is the Norman Foster–designed Great Glass House, the largest single-span greenhouse in the world, which blends into the curving landforms of the Tywi Valley. The greenhouse's interior landscape includes a 40-foot-deep ravine and thousands of plants from all over the world. The garden, 20 miles northwest of Swansea, is signposted off the main road between Swansea and Carmarthen.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off A48 or B4310, Llanarthne, SA32 8HG | Map It
  • Phone: 01558/668–7688
  • Cost: £8.50
  • Hours: Apr.–Sept., daily 10–6; Oct.–Mar., daily 10–4:30
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  • Location: Swansea
Updated: 06-10-2013

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